I’m often asked for ideas on paint colours to complement my Mairi Helena Wallpapers and so I thought I would share a few mood board suggestions with paints from the Craig & Rose Vintage range alongside my new Explorer Wallpaper Collection. I hope it helps to kick start your decorating plans!

Mairi Helena Forest Light Wallpaper

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My Forest Light Wallpaper, inspired by delicate dancing branches in the crisp light…

Paint Colour Suggestions

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Craig and Rose Harris Isle, a light and airy grey

Craig and Rose Pentland, described to be ‘deeply warm in quiet places’

Craig and Rose Dark Truffle, particularly good alongside natural woods

Mairi Helena Coruisk Ink Wallpaper

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My Coruisk Ink Wallpaper, inspired by the deep, moody waters of the Isle of Skye’s Loch Coruisk, together with delicate lichens and foliage found by the loch side pathways.

Paint Colour Suggestions

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Craig and Rose Barony, a very versatile shade of grey-white for a soft and warm interior

Craig and Rose Lido Blue, an inky blue-black for definition and impact

Mairi Helena Lost Valley Wallpaper

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My Lost Valley Wallpaper, inspired by the dramatic scenes of Glen Coe’s ‘Lost Valley’, a hidden valley nestled within towering, majestic peaks. There are few finer walking spots than Glen Coe…

Paint Colour Suggestions

From top to bottom:

Craig and Rose Pentland, described to be ‘deeply warm in quiet places’

Craig and Rose Dark Truffle, particularly good alongside natural woods

Craig and Rose Harris Isle, a light and airy grey

Mairi Helena Woodland Rider Wallpaper

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My Woodland Rider Wallpaper, inspired by a walk through a forest with a woodland floor full of texture….

Paint Colour Suggestions

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Craig and Rose Olive Laque, a stylish grey-green with a sophisticated depth

Craig and Rose Barony, a very versatile shade of grey-white for a soft and warm interior

Craig and Rose Lucienne Olive, deep and rich for a warming interior

Mairi Helena Wild Peak

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My Wild Peak Wallpaper, inspired when capturing the colours while travelling through the pass of Glen Coe. Summits, lochs, peaks and valleys emerging through the stormy clouds.

Paint Colour Suggestions

From top to bottom:

Craig and Rose Lido Blue, an inky blue-black for definition and impact

Craig and Rose Russet, a rich and warm shade with hints of Saffron

Craig and Rose Harris Isle, a light and airy grey

Mairi Helena Cuillin Edge Wallpaper

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My Cuillin Edge Wallpaper, inspired by a venture to the infamous craggy mountain range in the Isle of Skye, ‘The Cuillin’. In awe of the bare jagged rock, towering ridges and steep silhouettes.

Paint Colour Suggestions

From top to bottom:

Craig and Rose Olive Laque, a stylish grey-green with a sophisticated depth

Craig and Rose Pentland, described to be ‘deeply warm in quiet places’

Craig and Rose Dark Truffle, particularly good alongside natural woods

Mairi Helena Summer Isle WALLPAPER

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My Summer Isle Wallpaper, inspired when capturing the wild beauty of the charismatic archipelago of the Summer Isles. From the crimson skies to the unspoilt shore lands, bursting with foliage.

Paint Colour Suggestions

From top to bottom:

Craig and Rose Tapestry Green, a fresh green for elegant spaces

Craig and Rose Olive Laque, a stylish grey-green with a sophisticated depth

Craig and Rose Harris Isle, a light and airy grey

 

Mairi Helena Spirit of Munro Wallpaper 

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My Spirt of Munro Wallpaper, inspired by the true exhilaration and triumph of climbing a Munro, taking in the wild landscapes upon the ascent.

Paint Colour Suggestions

From top to bottom:

Craig and Rose Pentland, described to be ‘deeply warm in quiet places’

Craig and Rose Harris Isle, a light and airy grey

Paint colour in sample pot – Craig and Rose Payne’s Grey, a dark blue with hints of warm grey

 

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I hope that’s provided a handy overview to some paint colour suggestions to go alongside my new Explorer Wallpapers! You can order samples across all my wallpaper ranges online to try in your own home alongside your chosen paint colours. Do let me know what colours and wallpaper design is your favourite!

Until next time…